Aviation Industry Press Releases

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Avfuel Supplies First Full-Load of Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel for Business Aviation at Van Nuys Event ANN ARBOR, Mich. / January 17, 2019 – Avfuel is pleased to have supported the Business Jets Fuel Green: A Step Toward Sustainability event at Van Nuys Airport (KVNY) with its first full truckload delivery of sustainable alternative jet fuel—a landmark for the fuel supplier’s ongoing SAJF initiatives. “Sustainable alternative jet fuel is the future for aviation—...
Government Shutdown Status & Effects on Industry More than a dozen major departments and agencies, including the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have been shuttered since December 22, 2018 as President Trump and Democratic lawmakers feud over funding for a border wall. This shutdown, the longest funding gap in United States history, is resulting in essential government workers, including Air...
TurbineAero, Inc. Announces Acquisition of APU Piece Part Repair Business from the Triumph Group THAILAND - 15 January 2019 - TurbineAero, a portfolio company of The Gores Group, announced today the acquisition of the APU piece part repair product line (“RPL”) from Triumph Aviation Services Asia, Ltd. The acquisition of this business segment integrates APU piece part repair into the APU Systems MRO in TurbineAero’s Asia facility which increases in-house capabilities,...
Lee Aerospace Expands FAA Part 145 Capabilities and West Coast Presence Wichita, KS - January 15, 2019 - With the start of the New Year, Lee Aerospace announces expansion of its Part 145 capabilities and its national presence across the United States.  As of late December, the Lee Aerospace Part 145 Repair Station, #YLR863L, has added repair capabilities to include composite repairs on specific models for the main entry door assembly of the HondaJet.  In...
IBAC Mourns the Loss of Valued Colleague, ICAO Liaison - Michael W. Hohm MONTREAL - 15 January 2019 - The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) joins the business aviation community, family, and friends in mourning the loss of their colleague, Michael W. Hohm. As IBAC Director for Liaison to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Michael played a key role as the business aviation industry representative on the Air Navigation Commission (ANC...
Embraer Authorized Service Center Launched at FBO RIGA RIGA, Latvia – January 15, 2019 – FBO RIGA, an operator of business aviation center at the Riga Airport, and Jet Flight Service, an international MRO provider for business aviation, announce the launch of an Embraer authorized service center at FBO RIGA. The first Embraer Legacy 650 aircraft has already finished C-check servicing at the new facility. The aircraft was undergoing a...
London Biggin Hill Eyes Up 2019 Development, Following 2018 Success London – 14 January 2019: London Biggin Hill is predicting an exciting 2019, hot on the heels of the latest WingX Advance report identifying the airport as one of the fastest growing in Europe over the past 12 months. During 2018, London Biggin Hill grew by 12%, in contrast with a 1% decline in business aviation activity for London airports. The London Heli Shuttle service, extension of...
SaxonAir Expands Midsize Charter Fleet with the Addition of an Embraer Phenom 300 Hot Based Throughout Europe Private air charter operator SaxonAir announces the addition of an Embraer Phenom 300 jet to their aircraft fleet.  The 2016 manufactured aircraft G-KRBN is to be hot based throughout Europe operating from various key European locations. This addition brings the fleet at SaxonAir up to a total of 9 jet aircraft and 4 helicopters, giving SaxonAir one of the most unique and diverse charter...
Mente Group Has a Record Year Worth $500 Million In Business Jet Sales Dallas, Jan. 14. 2019 - Mente Group, a leading global aircraft brokerage and consulting company active in mid-size and larger business jets, registered a record year for the company in 2018 for transactions. Since its founding in 2009, Mente Group has expanded into a full-service business jet strategic consulting company. "This past year was a record year for Mente Group...
C&L Aerospace Names Isham Salim Regional Sales Manager for Asia BANGOR, Maine – C&L Aerospace, a C&L Aviation Group company, announced that Isham Salim has joined C&L Aerospace in the new position of Regional Sales Manager, Asia. Salim will lead sales and marketing activities in the commercial and regional airline segments for Asia.  “Isham is an accomplished and well-known sales leader in the Asian airlines market.”...